The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank 66 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing WSUS 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 2.33% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £323
% change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.65 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+69.13% +2.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
85 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.64% 7.47% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £234 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £9.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +5.45%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Micro
1 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago